Category Archives: Jazz

DAVID BOWIE: “Blackstar” review – a spellbinding break with his past | Music | The Guardian

Eyes front … the perpetually forward looking David Bowie As he reaches his 69th birthday, David Bowie finds himself in a rarefied position, even by the standards of the rock aristocracy. He does not give interviews, make himself available to … Continue reading

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MONTEREY INTERNATIONAL POP FESTIVAL: The DVD Journal | Reviews : The Complete Monterey Pop Festival

The Complete Monterey Pop Festival: The Criterion Collection Home Vision Entertainment Starring Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding, The Mamas and The Papas, The Who, Simon & Garfunkel, Jefferson Airplane, Janis Joplin, Ravi Shankar, and more Directed by D.A. Pennebaker Review by … Continue reading

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BRIAN WILSON’s ‘SMiLE’ vs. THE BEACH BOYS’ ‘The Smile Sessions’ | Consequence of Sound

Ten years later, Dean Essner speculates which one’s the real deal. BY DEAN ESSNER ON SEPTEMBER 27, 2014, 6:25AM How do you write a follow-up to Pet Sounds? Such was the dilemma of The Beach Boys architect Brian Wilson, who, at the … Continue reading

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THE JUKEBOX: Put Another Nickel In… | uDiscover

“We had these little juke joints, little taverns at that time. On a weekend there was this little place in the alley that would stay open all night. We called them Saturday night fish fries, they had two or three … Continue reading

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SO JUST WHAT WAS THE FIRST ROCK ‘N’ ROLL RECORD? – uDiscover

“My man rocks me with one steady roll.” – Trixie Smith, 1922 Rock and roll is as old as mankind and the first rock ‘n’ roll record was Jackie Brenston and his Delta Cats’ ‘Rocket 88’ recorded at Sam Phillips’ … Continue reading

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